Motivated Moms Planner $4 Sale Ends This Month

clean kitchen

Photo Source: Editor B I realize that one mom’s planner doesn’t always work for another. We need to try different organizational helps until we find the best fit. One unique planner that I’ve found in my travels is the one put out by Motivated Moms. This planner is unique in that it features household chores […]

Clean & Disinfect Your Tile Countertops


Got tile? Yeah, me, too. Tiled kitchen counters are the bane of my existence. Well, no, mice are. But, tile counters rank really high on my list of Things I’d Rather Live Without. But, they are also one of the most popular kitchen surfaces in Southern California. So, if you can’t live without them, learn […]

How Often Should You Vacuum?

The house we live in had brand new carpet when we moved in. What a treat! So, we’ve tried hard to take good care of it. Well, as best as one can when you live in a busy household of eight people, six of them active children. Daily Vacuuming This summer I wanted to instill […]

How to Fold a Bath Towel

Back by popular demand, another homemaking vlog. This time: how to fold a bath towel, according to my dear Aunt Cass.

Take the Scotch-Brite Bathroom Challenge

3M Scrubfree Challenge

Recently Scotch-Brite contacted me to see if I would be willing to give their bathroom cleaning tools a trial run. Well, seeing as I am Bathroom-Cleaning Challenged, I said, “Absolutely.”

I need all the help I can get!

The Spring Clean Along: Coming Clean


So far, we’ve discussed dejunking and organizing. The last part of Spring Cleaning is, of course, the obvious: CLEANING.

Traditionally, “Spring Cleaning,” is giving your home a good, deep scrubbing to get rid of accumulated dust, dirt, and grime. For many it can be the time to do seasonal tasks, such as washing the screens, vacuuming the refrigerator coils, and changing light bulbs.

The Spring Clean Along: Organizing All That Stuff

Organized Closet

This here’s the month to get cleaning! Want to come along? Last week we talked a little about dejunking. For many of us, it’s not the dirt and dust that gets us down, it’s the stuff. And I will hazard a guess that most of us have more stuff than we truly need. I know […]

The Spring Clean Along: Battling Clutter (& a Giveaway)


It would appear that many of us have cleaning on the brain these days. I find it interesting that our nature is to clean and organize once the weather has turned for the better and we should be outside enjoying it. Why wasn’t I cleaning during the dreary rainy days of January? For our grandmothers, […]